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Desny, Ivan

Overview
Works: 172 works in 468 publications in 6 languages and 5,090 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ivan Desny
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

82 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, separated from her husband, has a sequence of lovers and strives for material wealth by manipulating others in post-war Germany
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress
Berlin Alexanderplatz : einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. When we first see Franz, he has just been released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence. He returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight but forces in his environment, the influences of his cronies, the grinding poverty, the decay of society overwhelm him and he begins his duel with fate
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscope impression of the career of the famous courtesan, her unhappy marriage, her affairs with Liszt, Ludwig of Bavaria and a young student
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979) begins in the last days of World War II during the rushed marriage ceremony of Maria Braun, after which her husband is sent to battle the advancing Allies. After Maria later hears that he has been killed, she becomes the mistress of an African-American soldier. When Maria's husband unexpectedly returns alive, she kills the soldier in a scuffle, but her husband takes the blame. Maria becomes the self-centered assistant and lover of a wealthy industrialist and a model of post-war recovery
Welt am Draht = World on a wire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move by Wim Wenders( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun
Bon voyage!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Willard packs up his family and sets sail for a long-awaited "dream" vacation to romantic France. However, their trip includes some unforeseen adventures
The Disenchanted (La desenchantee) by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth is a young Parisian girl whose boyfriend, in the middle of a petty argument, dares her to bed the ugliest man she can find, to test her love for him. What follows is a test of love, courage and will
The road trilogy : Alice in the cities ; Wrong move ; Kings of the road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrong Move: The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Flügel und Fesseln = The future of Emily( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping drama of family relationships of three generations of females. Isabelle returns home to visit her daughter, but is followed by her smitten co-star. The situation sets off a volatile 24 hours as long-smoldering resentments surface
Song without end : the story of Franz Liszt by Mi na de( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The splendor and music of nineteenth-century Europe set the background for this romanticized biography of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt, a man torn between his music, the church, and the woman he loves
3 films directed by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disenchanted: A young girl has to hold her family together by degrading herself. A single girl: A young woman works her first day at a luxury hotel and must decide how to tell her boyfriend that she is pregnant. Keep it quiet: An ex-convict returns to his family a changed man
Madeleine by David Lean( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman from a wealthy family, she stood trial in 1857 for the murder of her lover, Emile L'Angelier. Her trial was much publicized in the newspapers of the day and was labeled "the trial of the century."
Malou( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women told using flashbacks: Malou, long dead, who was married to a German Jew during Hitler's regime and her daughter Hanna, intent on putting together the story of her mother's transitory life. Hanna tries to ressurrect her crumbling marriage and to avoid her mother's mistakes
The French art of seduction : four enticing gems from the land of ooh la la( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie promise: A prostitute and her estranged 14-year old daughter take to the road in hopes of putting their lives back together
Berlin Alexanderplatz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
Berlin Alexanderplatz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
La dama sin camelias La signora senza camelie by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious film producer turns a beautiful young shopgirl into a major movie star, then marries her. She demands that her husband star her in an "artistic" production rather than the sexy vehicles in which she's previously appeared. When the film fails, so does the marriage
 
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Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria BraunThe BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaLola
Alternative Names
Desnitzky, Ivan Nikolai 1922-2002

Desny, Yvan

Desny Yvan 1922-2002

IVAN DESNY

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Десни, Иван

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The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaLolaSong without end : the story of Franz Liszt